It's officially July and the Library's Annual Juried Exhibition is now open to the public. From July 2 to July 30th, come and cool off with more than 40 unique works by artists from all over the Centre Region. Don't miss this opportunity to get to know the work of our talented neighbors. We think they will inspire you to pursue your own creative outlets. After looking at the show, we recommend browsing the adult collection for more information on the artists' techniques.
The Gallery Committee and Schlow Library are pleased to announce those entries that have been accepted into the 3rd Annual Juried Exhibition. With over 60 submissions, and a limited amount of space, the decision was an exceptionally difficult one. The Committee would like to thank all the artists who submitted work this year. We are proud of the great talent that exists in our community and welcome the opportunity to exhibit your work in the future.
- Local artist David Charriere's intriguing portraits are characterized by an expressive depth. His impressionist brush strokes and classic palette combine to echo the style and composition of such painters as Berthe Morisot and Édouard Manet. A keen eye will notice that this show includes two studies Charriere has done from works by favorite artist John Singer Sargent.more info
The Gallery is pleased to present the works of clay artist, Linna Muschlitz from May 1st to May 31st. An opening is scheduled in the Library's Downsborough Room, Sunday, May 6th from 2 to 4 PM. Stop in a talk with the artist about her inspiration and her techniques.
The award-winning poet, Robert Lima, has framed some of his published poems with photographs and other images conveying the themes of his works. In celebration with National Poetry Month, these eloquent visual pieces will be on display in the gallery from April 2nd to April 30th. A reception and book signing will occur on April 21st from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Stop in for coffee, snacks and a chance to talk to Dr. Lima about his work.
Local artist, teacher, and author Veronica Winters has a gift for creating sublime, peaceful work that reflects not only her realistic sensibilities, but also her appreciation for the unexpected. Ms. Winters draws inspiration from the brushwork of such artists as John Singer Sargent and Edouard Manet. Moreover, her work often contains hidden meanings similar to those of artists Dali and Magritte.
A scuba diver and world traveler, fiber artist Sandi Garris imbues her colorful work with her passion for exotic cultures and natural patterns. Inspired by rich coral reefs and lush rain forests, Garris mixes red, yellow, and blue MX dyes to create hundreds of hues and shades to color the fabrics used in her organically graphic artwork.